Don L. Anderson passed away peacefully at his home in Cambria in the early morning of Tuesday, 2nd December, 2014.
The mantleplumes community extends its sincere condolences to his family and friends.
The Interdisciplinary Earth: A volume in honor of Don L. Anderson
Don L. Anderson (1933–2014)
an obituary, by Adam M. Dziewonski
Don Lynn Anderson
an obituary by Bruce R. Julian & Gillian R. Foulger
An interview with Don L. Anderson (Condensed version, 22:34)
Part 1: The Evolution of a Scientist (26:40)
Part 2: Theory of the Earth (11:19)
An explanation of the hypothesis that the theory of convective mantle plumes in the Earth is invalid.
Part 3: Enduring Myths (9:09)
Part 4: Global Warming (5:28)
Although the interior of our planet is cooling, the atmosphere is warming due to extractin of fossil fuels from the crust. This is called the Greenhouse Effect and there is no paradox.
Complete interview with chapter dividers (Full version, 51:02)
Ultimate Test of the Plume Hypothesis
Don on the Moon
The Role of Physics in Geophysics
The Boundary Layer Model
The Nature of Science
Don L. Anderson home page
Don L. Anderson research webpage
1958 - 1970
1971 - 1981
1981 - 1999
Don's papers on:
New Theory of the Earth
ToE & New ToE Reviews
Theory of the Earth
What Planet Do You Live On Anyway?
The Geologic of Scientific Discovery
Don L. Anderson
A Metaphorical Voyage Into Minds and Planets inspired by Dante and Lewis Carroll
The Last Chalkboard